tape reading

tape reading

[′tāp ‚rēd·iŋ]
(computer science)
A process of feeding coded tapes through a tape-to-card punch to convert the coded information into punched cards; tapes can be prepared on the typewriter tape punch or on the card-controlled tape punch; the latter is capable of punching tape that can be transmitted by telegraph.
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The former Crusaders and Portadown star succeeded Mark Clegg (right) in the hot seat over the summer and says he's been more than satisfied with how his new team have performed so far, with the tale of the tape reading three wins, a draw and a defeat from their opening five Premier Division outings.
The bar was decked out with fake biohazard tape reading "Quarantine".
Perplexed tourists were turned away from monuments and museums on the National Mall secured behind barriers and tape reading "Police Line: Do not Cross."
But opponents Liverpool Supporters Club will have their own designs on glory and are also in form with the tale of the tape reading six wins in their last seven games.
A third indicator of theft via the nosale method is excessive X tape readings. An X tape is a cash register report generated at the end of a shift that enables the cashier on duty to determine sales for the shift and the amount of cash that must be accounted for.